Italian language courses for religious: the religious who want to learn the terminology of the Holy Bible can take part to our Italian language courses for priests and nouns.

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ABOUT US AND CONTACTS

THE COURSES

ITALIAN FOR SPECIAL PURPOSES

COURSES FOR ITALIAN LANGUAGE TEACHERS

ITALIAN LANGUAGE CERTIFICATIONS

CELI: Certificate of Italian as a foreign language
C.E.L.I. Certificate

School Porta d'Oriente is officially recognized by the University for Foreigners of Perugia as seat for C.E.L.I. examination

italian language courses at the Italian language school Porta d'Oriente: diploma C.E.L.I. of italian language
Università per Stranieri di Perugia

   Certificate of knowledge of the Italian Language (CELI)

    The University for Foreigners of Perugia offers, within the ALTE (Association of Language Testers in Europe) framework, examinations worldwide at five levels of ability. All the examinations are held in June and November in Italy and abroad.

The correspondence of the Italian Certifications to the Common European Framework for Modern Languages

  Università per Stranieri di Perugia Università per Stranieri di Siena Università degli Studi di Roma Tre Dante Alighieri
LEVEL C2
Can understand with ease virtually everything heard or read. Can summarise information from different spoken and written sources, reconstructing arguments and accounts in a coherent presentation. Can express him/herself spontaneously, very fluently and precisely, differentiating finer shades of meaning even in more complex situations.
CELI 5
CILS 4 - C2 IT PLIDA C2
LEVEL C1
Can understand a wide range of demanding, longer texts, and recognise implicit meaning. Can express him/herself fluently and spontaneously without much obvious searching for expressions. Can use language flexibly and effectively for social, academic and professional purposes. Can produce clear, well-structured, detailed text on complex subjects, showing controlled use of organisational patterns, connectors and cohesive devices.
CELI 4 CILS 3 - C1 - PLIDA C1
LEVEL B2
Can understand the main ideas of complex text on both concrete and abstract topics, including technical discussions in his/her field of specialisation. Can interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers quite possible without strain for either party. Can produce clear, detailed text on a wide range of subjects and explain a viewpoint on a topical issue giving the advantages and disadvantages of various options.
CELI 3 CILS 2 - B2 - PLIDA B2
LEVEL B1
Can understand the main points of clear standard input on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, school, leisure, etc. Can deal with most situations likely to arise whilst travelling in an area where the language is spoken. Can produce simple connected text on topics which are familiar or of personal interest. Can describe experiences and events, dreams, hopes & ambitions and briefly give reasons and explanations for opinions and plans.
CELI 2 CILS 1 - B1 ele.IT PLIDA B1
LEVEL A2
Can understand sentences and frequently used expressions related to areas of most immediate relevance (e.g. very basic personal and family information, shopping, local geography, employment). Can communicate in simple and routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar and routine matters. Can describe in simple terms aspects of his/her background, immediate environment and matters in areas of immediate need.
CELI 1 CILS A2 - PLIDA A2
LEVEL A1
Can understand and use familiar everyday expressions and very basic phrases aimed at the satisfaction of needs of a concrete type. Can introduce him/herself and others and can ask and answer questions about personal details such as where he/she lives, people he/she knows and things he/she has. Can interact in a simple way provided the other person talks slowly and clearly and is prepared to help.
- CILS A1 - PLIDA A1

CERTIFICATE OF KNOWLEDGE OF THE ITALIAN LANGUAGE
LEVEL 1
- The examination for CELI 1 tests the knowledge of Italian at an elementary level which would enable the candidate to survive in an Italian-speaking environment. The examination for CELI 1 is based on the Council of Europe's Waystage specifications. Candidates must possess the necessary ability to fulfil the essential communicative requirements of normal everyday situations. The examination consists of a set of four components: reading comprehension, writing, listening comprehension, speaking.
CERTIFICATE OF KNOWLEDGE OF THE ITALIAN LANGUAGE
LEVEL 2 -
The examination for CELI 2 is based on the Council of Europe's Threshold specifications. Candidates must show a knowledge of Italian which would allow them to interact in basic social situations in an Italian-speaking environment. The examination consists of a set of four components: reading comprehension, writing, listening comprehension, speaking. CELI 3
CERTIFICATE OF KNOWLEDGE OF THE ITALIAN LANGUAGE
LEVEL 3
- The examination for CELI 3 tests the knowledge of Italian at an intermediate level. Candidates must possess the language skills necessary to deal with simple tasks and social situations in everyday life. The examination for CELI 3 is based on the Council of Europe's Vantage specifications. The examination consists of a set of five components: reading comprehension, writing, structural competence, listening comprehension, speaking.
CERTIFICATE OF KNOWLEDGE OF THE ITALIAN LANGUAGE
LEVEL 4
- The examination for CELI 4 tests the knowledge of Italian at an advanced level. Candidates must possess the language skills necessary to function fully inside an Italian-speaking environment, even in work or study situations. The examination consists of a set of five components: reading comprehension, writing, structural competence, listening comprehension, speaking.
CERTIFICATE OF KNOWLEDGE OF THE ITALIAN LANGUAGE
LEVEL 5
- The examination for CELI 5 tests the knowledge of Italian at an advanced level. Candidates must possess the language skills necessary to interact in any social and professional context. The examination consists of a set of five components: reading comprehension, writing, structural competence, listening comprehension, speaking.

CERTIFICATION OF BUSINESS ITALIAN
Since June 1999 the University for Foreigners of Perugia will offer worldwide examinations at two levels of ability in order to assess the proficiency in Italian for Business purposes:
- CIC Intermediate (CELI 2/CELI 3 Perugia Levels 2 and 3)
- CIC Advanced (CELI 4 Perugia Level 4)

Dates of CELI Exams (deadline for enrollment 40 days before)

DATE CERTIFICATI LIVELLI
10 MARZO 2012 CELI A1 CELI Impatto
A2 CELI 1
B1 CELI 2
B2 CELI 3
12 MAGGIO 2012 CELI adolescenti A2 CELI 1
B1 CELI 2
B2 CELI 3
04 GIUGNO 2012 CELI immigrati A1 CELI Impatto
A2 CELI 1
B1 CELI 2
18 GIUGNO 2012 CELI A1 CELI Impatto
A2 CELI 1
B1 CELI 2
B2 CELI 3
C1 CELI 4
C2 CELI 5
19 NOVEMBRE 2012 CELI A1 CELI Impatto
A2 CELI 1
B1 CELI 2
B2 CELI 3
C1 CELI 4
C2 CELI 5

Starting dates: every 2 weeks
Duration: 1 or more weeks;
Lessons: 25 hours per week
Dates and Prices

ADVANCED AND CULTURE COURSES COURSES FOR ITALIAN LANGUAGE TEACHERS
Italian culture course (B1/B2/C1/C2 level) courses for teachers of Italian
advanced Italian language course (B2/C1/C2 level) Programme Erasmus Plus for foreign teachers
SPECIAL COURSES corsi in classe di didattica dell'italiano a stranieri
Italian for law corsi on-line di didattica dell'italiano a stranieri
business Italian corsi di preparazione DITALS
(Certificazione di didattica dell'italiano a stranieri)
Italian course of medicine and science corsi di preparazione CEDILS
(Certificazione di didattica dell'italiano a stranieri)
history of Italian art corsi di preparazione DILS-PG
(Certificazione di didattica dell'italiano a stranieri)
Italian literature course  
course about the Italian cinema ITALIAN LANGUAGE CERTIFICATIONS
Italian for the over 50 preparation course for C.I.L.S. examination
Italian language course for theologians preparation course for C.E.L.I. examination
wines course Cils and Celi on-line preparation courses
cooking course  

 

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  • Maryse et Sylvianne from Belgium Chère Barbara, Nous voici bien rentrées de vacances, un peu mélancoliques d'avoir dû abandonner l'Italie. Nous avons été enchantées des cours que tu nous a donnés et entretenons notre italien en lisant dans la langue: nous ne voulons pas perdre les bénéfices obtenus…read more >>
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  • Cynthia from California italian language schoolDear Barbara: I am back in California and I enjoyed seeing the beautiful images on the CD you gave me. Thank you! The memories of those special places are etched onto my soul. Thanks again to you and Angelo for being so gracious and hospitable. I truly mean it when I say that we are friends…read more >>
  • Anna from Sweden I have had a wonderful summer, I got to know a lot of new people and got a lot of new friends. I was staying two more weeks in Italy before I went home to Sweden, I went to St Benedetto del Tronto, Verona and Venezia, but I must say that I liked Otranto and Salento much much better. Thank you Barbara for everything. It has been the best summer in my life!read more >>
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  • Madeleine from Swiss Mi é piaciuto molto il mio soggiorno a Otranto, il tipo di scuola mi conviene perfettamente. Per quanto riguarda la qualità dell'insegnamento, l'ho trovata excellente. E importante per me, ringraziare le mie professoresse. Le loro competenze pedagogiche, la loro pazienza e il loro entusiasmo mi hanno permesso d'imparare velocemente…read more >>
  • Sylke from Germany ...ora e esattamente un anno fa, che io ho fatto un corso d'Italiano nella Scuola Porta d'Oriente. Nella questa settimana ho imperato molto di nuovo sulla regione e in Italiano. E per le conversazione nelle lezioni ho potuto pratticare la conoscenza nuova. Nella nostra regione si deve cercare a lungo per queste lezioni…read more >>
  • Tina and Lionel fron London italian language schoolLionel and I loved the school because:
    - They have a nice, professional, dynamic team and they are very flexible, they can adapt their lessons to your needs.
    - They are located in Otranto, it's a beautiful, very interesting and incredibly rich in history part of Italy…read more >>

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